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why do i sleep on my hands

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Habit: The only reason is habit.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Teething: Your child may be teething. Have him suck on a frozen bagel or other cold object.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to a doctor: The doctor can run a series of tests that might explain why your hands are swelling and hurt. You need to rule out rheumatoid arthritis or other joint ... Read More
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Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Swollen Joints: Need to discuss this with your doctor. This is not normal and best to get this checked out.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
32 years experience Integrative Medicine
Hand numbness: The numbness in the thumb and index finger points to a C6 nurse root impingement. There is probably degenerative arthritis or bulging disk at that lev ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
You : You are likely dealing with a condition called diabetic neuropathy. This is basically nerve damage that is caused by high levels of sugar in the blood ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
2 things: The white fingers could be raynaud's phenomenon -- the simple treatment is to always keep your hands warm (wear mittens and not gloves in the cold). ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Stress: You are experiencing a measure of the stress you have. Consider a consult with a cognitive behavioral therapist for stress reduction training
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
See a doctor: Could be your sleep position, could be a nerve or circulation problem when you are lying down. If this occurs quite often, i would see a doctor for s ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Hand itch: Usually if infections have been ruled out, like scabies etc, itching burning sensation of hands and legs may indicate RLS and also may indicate low ir ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
35 years experience Prosthodontics
I do this also: There may be several factors. It could be a response to the stresses in our lives. Some people clench and grind their jaws and teeth and some peopl ... Read More

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